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Timo Riske

Senior Data Scientist • View all analysts

Recent Articles

Super Bowl 55 Trench Matchups: The Bucs have the advantage over a hampered Chiefs offensive line, but will it be enough?

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Taking an in-depth look at the offensive line vs. defensive line matchup ahead of Super Bowl LV.

Investigating the second-year effect between coaches and quarterbacks: Aaron Rodgers and Matt LaFleur just needed time

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The PFF data suggests that it might be a good idea to give a quarterback more time to buy into a new scheme when the first year didn’t turn out as well as hoped. Look no further than Aaron Rodgers' MVP campaign as proof.

by Timo Riske 2 months ago

2020 NFC-AFC Championship: Examining the trench matchups ahead of Championship Sunday

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Highlighting the best and worst trench matchups ahead of the AFC & NFC championship game.

by Timo Riske 2 months ago

NFL Divisional Round: Examining the trench matchups for every divisional-round game

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Highlighting the best and worst trench matchups ahead of the 2020 divisional round.

by Timo Riske 3 months ago

Understanding Rookie Quarterbacks with Clustering and Bayesian Forecasting: Justin Herbert had one of the best rookie seasons ever

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PFF data scientist Timo Riske uses Clustering and Bayesian Forecasting to put the rookie seasons of Justin Herbert, Joe Burrow, Tua Tagovailoa and Jalen Hurts into historical context.

by Timo Riske 3 months ago

NFL Super Wild Card Weekend: Examining the trench matchup for every wild-card game

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Highlighting the best and worst trench matchups ahead of NFL Super Wild Card Weekend.

by Timo Riske 3 months ago

Riske: Ranking the 14 passing offenses ahead of the NFL playoffs

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PFF data scientist Timo Riske uses PFF grades and expected points added (EPA) per play to rank every passing offense ahead of NFL Super Wild Card Weekend.

by Timo Riske 3 months ago

NFL Week 17 Trench Matchups: Aaron Rodgers and the Packers' offensive line are poised to clinch the first-round bye

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Highlighting the best and worst trench matchups ahead of NFL Week 17. The Packers are massively favored against the divisional-rival Bears, while the odds are stacked against the Dolphins as they make a push for the postseason.

by Timo Riske 3 months ago

NFL MVP 2020: It’s Aaron Rodgers’ award to lose heading into Week 17

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With only one more regular-season game to play, Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers has taken a slight lead over Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes in the race for 2020 NFL MVP honors.

by Timo Riske 3 months ago

NFL Week 16 Trench Matchups: Bucs' Tom Brady should have plenty of clean pockets to work from in Week 16

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Highlighting the best and worst trench matchups ahead of NFL Week 16.

by Timo Riske 3 months ago
Bio

Timo Riske joined PFF in a 2019 as a data scientist from Germany and will tell you the odds.

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